[ skroo-on, -awn ]
/ ˈskruˌɒn, -ˌɔn /
attached, connected, or closed by screwing onto another part of a container or receptacle.
(of an earring) held on the earlobe by a small screwlike post with a disk at the tip.
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Origin of screw-on
First recorded in 1925–30; adj. use of verb phrase screw on
Words nearby screw-on
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Example sentences from the Web for screw-on
The surest preventive against falling off is to have screw-on gauges.Practical Bookbinding|Paul Adam